Fences (2016)

PG-13  |   |  Drama

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A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.


  • Denzel Washington and Charlotte Bruus Christensen in Fences (2016)
  • Denzel Washington at an event for Fences (2016)
  • Viola Davis in Fences (2016)
  • Denzel Washington at an event for Fences (2016)
  • Denzel Washington at an event for Fences (2016)

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Although August Wilson had long worked on the screenplay adaptation of his own play Fences, the film's script was still incomplete when Wilson died in 2005. In January 2016, Deadline Hollywood reported that producer Scott Rudin had hired the Tony- and Pulitzer-winning ... ...


Cory: Tell Mama I'll be back for my things.
Troy: They'll be on the other side of that fence!


Since Cory's varsity jacket has 1956 on the back, he must have been referring to 1955 as "last baseball season." He mentioned that Sandy Koufax led the league in strikeouts. In fact, Koufax was a rookie in 1955, appeared in only a few games and struck out only 30 batters. He didn't become a dominating pitcher until 1961, when he led the National League in strikeouts for the first time.


Release Date:

25 December 2016



Country of Origin

USA, Canada

Box Office


$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$129,462 (USA) (16 December 2016)


$57,642,961 (USA) (24 March 2017)

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